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No open burning

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources continues open burning restrictions of vegetative debris, as warm and dry weather spreads throughout the state, including Carlton, Pine, southern St. Louis and many other counties across the state.

The DNR will not issue permits for the open burning of brush or yard waste in these counties until restrictions are lifted.

“Wildfire danger is especially high in spring because dormant or dead vegetation from the previous year has dried out and there is no snow protection,” said Karen Harrison, DNR wildfire prevention specialist. “Recent snow and rain p...

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